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Why Thursday Is The Best Start DateMonday is the start of the work week, so it's naturally the best day to onboard a new employee, right? Not necessarily. In fact, Mondays are rarely a good day for a new employee to start a job. Instead, a growing number of law firms and corporations are choosing to have Thursday be a new employee's first day in the office.
Seeing the Way to Equal Pay: Law Firms Must Scrutinize How They Award Bonuses and Promotions
If you see women wearing red today, here’s why: It’s Pay Equity Day, and the color symbolizes women being “in the red” due to gender-based pay discrepancies.
Understanding Generation Z Lawyers and Legal Interns
The youngest Millennials have been practicing law for about five years now. Some may even be on their way to making partner or serving in leadership roles in-house.
Tapping Into The Legal Job Market To Reach Key Talent
Today’s legal job market is complex. While some areas are saturated with professionals with specific skill sets, other areas have a high demand for those same professionals, including paralegals and legal assistants.
5 Tips for Recruiting and Retaining Women Lawyers
Women are entering the law firm workforce in solid numbers, but their numbers diminish rapidly as you look higher up the ranks.
4 Tips for Recruiting and Retaining Diverse Lawyers
Diversity—or Lack of Diversity—in “Biglaw” The American Lawyer recently issued its 2016 Diversity Scorecard on how Biglaw firms in the U.S.
If You Love Something, Set it Free: The Importance of Succession Planning for Law Firms
Depending on which report you read, anywhere from 50-75% of law firms have no formal succession planning process, leaving them unprepared for the imminent retirement of partners and key leaders.
A Quick Look at the Legal Labor Market
The legal industry is seeing modest job gains in a post-recession economy. In October 2015, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced that the U.S. economy created nearly 5,000 legal jobs during the previous month.
Survey Findings: Business Owners and CEOs are Confident with Company Growth and Legal Talent
As companies grow, so does the need for talented in-house legal professionals with both legal skills and soft skills.